Chinese Head Tax
CHINESE HEAD TAX
     
The Head Tax
Legislation Was Waiting!
The railway was completed in 1885 and the 1st anti-Chinese bill was
 also passed in the same year.
  The Head Tax legislation was implemented in 1886.

Chinese head tax payers were synonymous with the pioneer Chinese railway workers.
 
        THE FAMILY
          STORIES
      
Courtesy of Lyle Anderson
      Director and Chair of Community
    Historical Recognition Program for
 Kamloops Chinese Cultural Association


CHINESE HEAD TAX BRIEF

DANG

FONG

KONG

LEE

LIM

MARR

WOU



HEROES OF CONFEDERATION

KAMLOOPS CHINESE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION